Irish Mountain
Running Association

Carlingford Slieve Foye

Carlingford, Slieve Foye
Sunday 3 September, 2023
Climb (m):
Distance (km):
Event Difficulty:
6 (2,2,2) - Moderate Terrain, 200M - 500M ascent, 6Km - 10Km
Race Marking:
Only major junctions marked - Only major junctions marked
GPS Allowed:
Entry opens:
2023-08-29 09:00:00
Entry closes:
2023-09-02 18:00:00
Entry limit:
None set
Entry cost:
€7 for seniors, €5 for over 65s and under 18s
Route Description:
Starts just past first walking gate on trail up to famine village. Climb up and over Barnavave (past trig point). Continue and descend to ridge that leads to Slieve Foye. Ascent to trig point there and descent retracing route back over Barnavave past trig and down to Start/Finish area. There will be marking flags to the Summit of Slieve Foye from the Saddle
Getting There:
Coming from Dublin/Belfast Direction: Drive north on M1: Take the N52 exit toward Dundalk North/Carlingford/R173/Ballymascanlan Follow R173 and follow signs for Carlingford. Take left at ‘The Bush’ (also R173). Drive about 1.5km before taking a left at Grange onto Rooskey Road. Take second left. Parking is after a couple of hundred metres on your right.
Organisers Instructions:

Pre-race Information:
Race registration is opening at 11am and will close at 11:45 am. This race is hosting the Louth hill running Championship race for 2023.
There will be a sign in sheet. Your name will be ticked off the list at the registration tables. There is NO on the day entry. Please enter on line by 5pm on Saturday

If you need to pick up a race number for 2023, please do so at the registration tables. Please car pool if possible.

Mandatory kit: Waterproof rain jacket, IMRA race No.

Parking and Registration is at open area on road about 100m south of trail head. Room for about 30 cars here and about 10 or so more near trail head. If running late consider parking in Bush or near Grange Church and jogging up.,-6.1877733,324m/data=!3m1!1e3!5m2!1e4!1e3
Prizegiving Location:
At Race Finish, both for the Louth Hillrunning Championship entrants and first 3 overall finishers.

Volunteers (Non-Running)

You need to have done 2 non-running volunteer roles in a calendar year to qualify for end of year prize

Current Volunteers

Volunteers (Running)

Check with race director if they have a need for people volunteering and running. Race directors need a minimum number of people available throughout the race to make the race work so non-running volunteers are preferable. While it can be helpful, volunteering in a volunteer and race capacity does not count towards qualifying for end of year prize

Current Volunteers